There is a wealth of information available online, composed by people who have generally learned the hard way and have come up with tips to help you shorten the learning curve. Many of these resources are available at no charge and we have put together a list of free books on entrepreneurship and business for you to consider. Hope it helps.
Most small to medium-sized businesses struggle with marketing. The marketing function is often treated as a cost center–ad hoc activities that don’t provide measurable results that can be tracked to the bottom line.
This e-book defines Strategic Marketing Process that businesses can use to standardize their daily, monthly and annual revenue-generating activities.
Engaging with and empowering your customers as an extension of your marketing efforts isn’t new. However, in the era of Social Media, there are new tools and philosophies to more effectively listen and engage with customers and in turn, cultivate a more significant community, enhance your brand, build relationships, and hopefully create evangelists along the way.
The ebook has been downloaded over 100,000 times, and has received enthusiastic feedback from people all over the world.
It’s full of practical advice for creatives, including:
- Finding the method in your creative madness
- Identifying and prioritising your most important work
- Getting in the right state of mind for focused work
- How to minimise interruptions and distractions
- Managing e-mail effectively
- How to remember — and fulfil — all your important commitments
Twitter is addictive, there’s no denying that. Infact, if you’re a webmaster, sometimes it can be a bit too addictive, causing you to forget the reason why you were there in the first place: to drive targetted traffic to your website and make money! This ebook shows you how to stay focused on your real goal, giving you some amazing tips on getting traffic and, more importantly, expanding your business.
he book emphasizes both traditional and social entrepreneurship as exciting paths for start-up entrepreneurs. With inspiring profiles of entrepreneurs whose work provides models of creative thinking and ideas that make a difference in the world, this book will help you follow your entrepreneurial passion.
For over 20 years, Napoleon Hill interviewed and studied the 500 greatest wealth-makers of his time. From their examples, he uncovered the universal laws of success — principles that will work for anyone willing to put them into practice.
This guide simplifies the terminology and methodology of Six Sigma to make the process accessible and applicable to any small business; teaches the basics of Six Sigma and walks you through a step-by-step implementation; helps you improve quality and efficiency, increase customer satisfaction and boost profits; shows you how Six Sigma uncovers hidden sources of money; provides real-life examples of small businesses’ successes with Six Sigma.
Entrepreneurship is vital for stimulating economic growth and employment opportunities in all societies. This is particularly true in the developing world, where successful small businesses are the primary engines of job creation and poverty reduction. This series of 21 one-page primers discusses the essentials for building and running a business from the planning stages to marketing a product.
First volume considers innovation and small business with particular reference to the innovation process. Here an approach appropriate to small businesses is taken by considering the distinction between invention and innovation as well as research and development in the context of small firms. Second volume considers industrial settings and essentially attempts to apply the theory considered in volume one.
10. Powerful Steps
Powerful steps is a book for those not willing to settle for average. The top 10 step-by-step essential career skills and business strategies are in this book. It’s fast fun reading, simple and to easy understand and will get you to the top of your game. Learning the insider secrets of leaders and the successful is a must-have critical edge for the workplace warrior.
The above is a list of free books on entrepreneurship and business. Sometimes, free books on entrepreneurship can be a good way to start reading if you do not really want to invest too much money on books. Even though these books are free, they provide nothing short of brilliant information. Hope it helps. Let us know if you liked any of the above books and share your reading experience with us.